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Matt Close

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Wyomissing, Pa.

High School:
Wilson

Height / Weight:
5-9 / 175

Position:
Midfield

Major:
Economics

Matt  Close

04/15/2017

Third-Quarter Run Sends Bucknell Past Men’s Lax

Six-goal spurt opened up an otherwise even game in an 11-7 Leopard loss

04/11/2017

Walters’ Six-Point Effort Sinks NJIT

Leopards hold off late Highlanders surge in 12-11 victory

04/04/2017

Monmouth Holds Off Men’s Lax on Tuesday Night

Leopards’ chance to tie late sails wide in 9-8 defeat

02/10/2017

2017 Men’s Lacrosse Season Preview

Veteran Leopards looking to turn a page this spring

06/23/2016

Leopards Post 25 to Academic Honor Roll

Broeckaert led the team with a 3.90 GPA

03/21/2016

MLAX vs Lehigh

photos by: Rick Smith

02/19/2016

Lafayette vs. Wagner

Photos by Rick Smith

03/03/2015

Lafayette vs. Penn

Lafayette vs. Penn

2016: Played in all 14 games for the Leopards...tallied three points against Colgate (4/22)...scored two goals in games against UMBC (4/2) and Colgate (4/22).

2015:
Made 10 appearances in his rookie campaign...scored a pair of goals and grabbed eight ground balls...tallied his first collegiate goal at Wagner (2/13)...had a ground ball and a caused turnover at Colgate (2/21)...finished with a goal and two ground balls against NJIT (4/7).

AT WILSON:
Named a US Lacrosse All-American in 2013 and 2014...Selected as the All-Berks Player of the Year his final two seasons, as well as earning All-Berks First Team Midfield honors his sophomore, junior and senior seasons...Amassed 317 points in his career, setting the Berks County lacrosse record in career points...Member of Berks County Championship teams in 2012, 2013 and 2014, as well as earning a District 3 runner-up nod in 2013 and 2014 and a PIAA Elite Eight appearance the past two seasons...Earned First Team Lancaster-Lebanon League Corner Back laurels and was selected to the Lancaster Lebanon League and Voices Berks Senior Classic All-Star games...Winner of the Wilson Lacrosse Founders Award, Rich Romig Award, Michael Ziolkowski Memorial Award, and the E. Jerry Brooks Academic Excellence Award...Was in the top 10% of his class academically all four years, graduating Magna Cum Laude and participating in the National Honor Society in 2013 and 2014.